Major ideology differences with Iran, simmering tension with Turkey in Libya, ongoing war in Yemen, disagreements between Qatar and other GCC members, and the ongoing fight against terrorism, means tension is never far away in the MENA region. Now a new private consortium is stepping into the pilot combat training arena. Alan Warnes reports.
With so many air forces in the region purchasing new fighters, it is not surprising that a consortium of businessmen, based in the UAE, is set to field a new adversary training service aimed primarily at GCC countries.
Known as Red Sky, the consortium will teach students the skills to fight in today’s aerial environment. The ultimate aim is a specialised, local and independent electronic warfare capability that matches evolving, real-world air-to-air threats. READ MORE...
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